MICHIGAN 0 0 7 3 10
NWESTERN 0 0 0 9 9
Date of game: 11/8/2014

Recap: Northwestern vs. Michigan

Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Michigan Wolverines' defense snuffed out a potential game-winning two-point conversion attempt, as they hung on to beat the Northwestern Wildcats, 10-9, in Big Ten Conference play at Ryan Field.

Devin Gardner completed 11-of-24 pass attempts for 109 yards and was intercepted twice for the Wolverines (5-5, 3-3 Big Ten), who have won back-to- back games. De'Veon Smith had a game-high 18 carries for 121 yards and a touchdown.

Trevor Siemian threw for 273 yards and a touchdown on 32-of-49 passing with two picks for the Wildcats (3-6, 2-4), who have lost four straight. Tony Jones caught seven passes for 59 yards and a touchdown.

The teams played to a scoreless draw in the first half of action.

Midway through the third quarter, the Wolverines finally broke the deadlock, as Smith ran for a 3-yard touchdown.

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Wildcats scored their first points when Jack Mitchell converted a 21-yard field goal.

With 3:10 left, Matt Wile converted a 37-yard field goal to put the Wolverines back up by a touchdown.

With three seconds left in the game, Siemian found Jones for a 3-yard touchdown pass. The Wildcats decided to go for the win on a two-point conversion, but Siemian was sacked. The Wolverines recovered the onside kick and escaped with the narrow win.

Michigan held on to win despite only mounting 256 total offensive yards.

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